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Forum: Handling Tech   07-15-2013, 03:58 PM
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Posted By thepants1337
Hey guys, so just an update: I did the...

Hey guys, so just an update:

I did the install using some youtube videos for help and it turned out well. I replaced the end links and sway bars front and rear using Kartboy endlinks and Whiteline...
Forum: Handling Tech   07-05-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,422
Posted By thepants1337
Whiteline Sways & Kartboy endlinks '12 WRX

Hey guys,

I'm looking to do an install next weekend on my 12 wrx. I recently picked up whiteline swaybars front and rear and kartboy endlinks front and rear. I was just wondering what advice you...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   07-05-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By thepants1337
Just to update this thread, I ended up settling...

Just to update this thread, I ended up settling on some SS lines, Dot 4 Motul fluid, and Hawk HPS pads. Since I didn't spend that much on the brakes I was able to afford some other goodies so I...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   06-25-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By thepants1337
So then should i just stick with OEM rotors and...

So then should i just stick with OEM rotors and focus on pads, ss lines, and fluid? I mean I'm not buying calipers at this point so I won't be changing the size of the rotor. I'd like to improve...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   06-25-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By thepants1337
After some research into the centric rotors, I've...

After some research into the centric rotors, I've had a hard time finding any slotted rotors by them. I'm looking for a stronger bite than OEM and was trying to accomplish that with slotted rotors,...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   06-25-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By thepants1337
Ahh thanks for the heads up. I'm looking into...

Ahh thanks for the heads up. I'm looking into them now; are there any places you know have good prices for Centric Rotors?
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   06-25-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By thepants1337
Rotors, Pads, SS lines upgrade 2012 WRX

Hey all,

It's a been a while since I've been on and I had a few questions regarding upgrading my brakes. I'm looking to do rotors, pads, SS lines and new fluid. I have the motul bleeding tool for...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   08-31-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,821
Posted By thepants1337
Hey guys, here to revive the thread. This...

Hey guys, here to revive the thread.

This weekend is looking like install time for the downpipe. Here's my plan, please tell me where I'm missing stuff!

1. Remove TMIC and Turbo heat shield
2....
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   08-02-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,821
Posted By thepants1337
I'll go for the grimmspeed shield! Thanks for the...

I'll go for the grimmspeed shield! Thanks for the advice.

I have PB blaster already, so good to know!

Also, flare nut wrenches... is there a particular size I should go for? Are these...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   08-02-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,821
Posted By thepants1337
2012 WRX Limited Mods Incoming! Questions!?!?

Hey all so the mod bug is back and provided I sell my motorcycle today (looking likely), I'll be trying to add some more parts. Here's what's on my list:

TENZO-R® - CUZCO V.1 Black with Red Stripe...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   05-11-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,694
Posted By thepants1337
I have heard a lot of good things about the...

I have heard a lot of good things about the grimmspeed AOS. Don't own one personally, just seems to have good reviews. Just my 2¢
Forum: Handling Tech   03-22-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,536
Posted By thepants1337
@Turmic Ahh that sounds cool. I'll have to...

@Turmic

Ahh that sounds cool. I'll have to stay up to date because I would definitely like to meet people from the area
Forum: Handling Tech   03-21-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,536
Posted By thepants1337
Hey turmic, I live in the Harrisburg area...

Hey turmic,

I live in the Harrisburg area not far from you, are there subbie groups in our area? I wouldn't mind meeting others in the area for advice etc. Plus I'll be trying to DIY as much as...
Forum: Handling Tech   03-19-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,536
Posted By thepants1337
Thanks for all the info, so as a starter I should...

Thanks for all the info, so as a starter I should probably just look at braided lines and breaking fluid? For the pads would you recommend either Hawk or Stoptech? Or is there another supplier that...
Forum: Handling Tech   03-19-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,536
Posted By thepants1337
Rotors and Pads! Looking to upgrade

Hey all,

So I will soon be going stage II in my 2012 WRX and soon afterward (after selling my motorcycle) I'm looking to do the suspension and improve my braking ability. I'm not interested in...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-16-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,539
Posted By thepants1337
Welcome to the forum. I'm a creeper myself but...

Welcome to the forum. I'm a creeper myself but liking your build so far and thank you for all the pictures! They are a great way to pass the down time at work lol
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   03-06-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,497
Posted By thepants1337
For info purposes. ---------I am running a 12 WRX...

For info purposes. ---------I am running a 12 WRX at around 17-18 psi with no issues.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   03-06-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,497
Posted By thepants1337
Bump^ I would also like to know this.

Bump^ I would also like to know this.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   03-02-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,079
Posted By thepants1337
Extra info: On a scale of 1-10 for loudness...

Extra info:

On a scale of 1-10 for loudness I'm interested in something from 5-8.5 . But limited drone on the highways.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   03-02-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,079
Posted By thepants1337
Dual Exit Exhaust advice '12 WRX Sedan

Hey all,

I'm looking into exhausts when spring comes and I was wondering if anyone had any recommended exhaust options that have a dual exit setup. I just want two single mufflers and was...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-20-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,616
Posted By thepants1337
kk will do. Do you guys recommend buying a boost...

kk will do. Do you guys recommend buying a boost tester or a DIY version?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-16-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,616
Posted By thepants1337
I'm know I'm about to let my ignorance show...

I'm know I'm about to let my ignorance show but............. in order to do a boost leak test I would need to

1. remove the turbo inlet
2. Attach boost leak tester with gauge and nipple for air...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-16-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,616
Posted By thepants1337
I'll have to take a picture but I think that may...

I'll have to take a picture but I think that may be the case off the top of my head.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-15-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,616
Posted By thepants1337
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-15-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,616
Posted By thepants1337
........errr in summary. Is the stock TMIC on an...

........errr in summary. Is the stock TMIC on an 08+ wrx safely able to hold 18.5 psi?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-14-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,616
Posted By thepants1337
Going Stage 2 in the spring! Questions

Hey all so right now I'm sporting the 2012 wrx limitied w/ AEM CAI and Cobb AP. Just got an electronic AEM Boost gauge installed and once spring hit's I'll be doing the Cobb catd DP and a catback...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-08-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 15,255
Posted By thepants1337
Already have one <3 and it's pretty awesome....

Already have one <3 and it's pretty awesome. lol
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-03-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 15,255
Posted By thepants1337
^Bump^ for synolimit or RcrsWetDream . lol:-D

^Bump^ for synolimit or RcrsWetDream . lol:-D
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-03-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 15,255
Posted By thepants1337
To be honest I'm not sure. I think I have to use...

To be honest I'm not sure. I think I have to use electric tape and setup the wires correctly, because I don't see a harness. How would I check?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-03-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 15,255
Posted By thepants1337
I got the SMY Clustermaker to mount it in. Here's...

I got the SMY Clustermaker to mount it in. Here's the link:

SMY ClusterMaker Dual Gauge Pod 52mm Subaru WRX / STI 2008-2012 / Forester XT 2009-2012 at RallySportDirect.com...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-03-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 15,255
Posted By thepants1337
It's electrical, here is a link AEM Boost...

It's electrical, here is a link

AEM Boost Gauge Digital 52mm at RallySportDirect.com (http://www.rallysportdirect.com/AEM-30-4406-Boost-Gauge-Digital-52mm)
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-02-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 15,255
Posted By thepants1337
Boost Gauge Install

Hey everyone, Cobb just released their stage 1/2 maps for the 2012 WRX + AEM CAI. I just ordered a SMY Clustermaker and AEM Boost Gauge to monitor the boost and make sure I'm using the right...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-01-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,902
Posted By thepants1337
Sorry to mislead. I did mean at the crank but...

Sorry to mislead. I did mean at the crank but mine was just a rough guess and I didn't take into account that it was 91 octane (I'm lucky w/ 93-94 here on the east coast). If anything I was just...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-31-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,902
Posted By thepants1337
Just a guess here, but I would expect (not sure...

Just a guess here, but I would expect (not sure about injectors or if you need them. Also don't know tendencies of the different dynos---ex: which reads high and which reads low but) based on your...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-30-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,370
Posted By thepants1337
DeatschWerks DW65c

Hey all I was wondering, I just saw these new fuel pumps from DW and wanted to know (since I'm not familiar with the flow rate scale) if you think the DW65c

- link: DeatschWerks DW65c Series Fuel...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-23-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,238
Posted By thepants1337
Emphasis on "reply" and also an apology to...

Emphasis on "reply" and also an apology to brfatal, but VA is close enough :D
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-23-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,238
Posted By thepants1337
-------Offtopic----------- Just realized...

-------Offtopic-----------

Just realized all the reply posts were from PA drivers. <3 lol
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-23-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,238
Posted By thepants1337
Grats on 666 posts. lol

Grats on 666 posts. lol
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-23-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,238
Posted By thepants1337
With that in mind! Would it support 420ish whp?

With that in mind! Would it support 420ish whp?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-23-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,238
Posted By thepants1337
Looks nice, Any details on how much PSI this...

Looks nice,

Any details on how much PSI this can hold or the before and after on hp/tq numbers? Noticeable difference before and after? And for that price it seems pretty nice.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   01-20-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,142
Posted By thepants1337
Tail Light Requirements

Dear Dealership OMGWTF.

So question to all: I have a 2012 WRX. When I purchased my car I had them include the OEM spoiler for the STI and it's installation. Now during installation they are...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-20-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,928
Posted By thepants1337
Oh and do the Springbolts come w/ the stock setup...

Oh and do the Springbolts come w/ the stock setup and/or the new CBE or do I need to buy those separately?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-20-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,928
Posted By thepants1337
In that vein, I wanted to ask. Since I'm pretty...

In that vein, I wanted to ask. Since I'm pretty new and still learning everything I can, could you point me in the right direction for new gaskets that I could buy along w/ the DP and CBE. I...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-19-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,928
Posted By thepants1337
My stock exhaust is a dual exhaust. The catback...

My stock exhaust is a dual exhaust. The catback is a single exit true 3" exhaust. So if I got the CB and the Cobb DP, my CB should come with the adapter for the 2.5" to 3"? Just to make sure I have...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-19-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,928
Posted By thepants1337
So say I got the Cobb DP (Bellmouth Design) and...

So say I got the Cobb DP (Bellmouth Design) and the Invidia CBE (single exit) I wouldn't need any sort of gaskets to fit it all up to an otherwise stock setup?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-19-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,928
Posted By thepants1337
First few mods

Hey all so I just had a few questions as spring starts to roll around and I look into investing a few more dollars into my '12 WRX.

So far I have

AEM CAI (installed - waiting on tune from Cobb...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-19-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,874
Posted By thepants1337
Bump^ 286whp stock sounds... fishy.

Bump^ 286whp stock sounds... fishy.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-12-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,927
Posted By thepants1337
Another question! Would I need a tune if I got...

Another question! Would I need a tune if I got the Grimmspeed EBCS (the 3 port)? Or would this work fine in conjunction with the 2012 WRX + AEM CAI Cobb tune (once it's released)?

Thanks for all...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-10-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,927
Posted By thepants1337
Ahh thank you for the advice. So here is what I...

Ahh thank you for the advice. So here is what I was thinking...

I think I'll just install the AEM CAI and use the Cobb AP tune for it once that's available. Otherwise, I'll just keep the BOV on...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-05-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,927
Posted By thepants1337
I was planning on using the COBB AP tune for the...

I was planning on using the COBB AP tune for the 93 octane AEM CAI once they released it. Would I be better off using most of the washers on the BOV so that it's basically recirculating except under...
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